Otter

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English[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Otter

  1. A river whose source in the Blackdown Hills, Somerset, and which flows into Lyme Bay in English Channel.

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German[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old High German otter, from Proto-Germanic *utraz, from Proto-Indo-European *udrós.

Noun[edit]

Otter m (genitive Otters, plural Otter)

  1. otter
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old High German nātara, the same origin as Natter (colubrid). The n- at the start of the word has been lost, just like in Dutch adder and English adder.

Noun[edit]

Otter f (genitive Otter, plural Ottern)

  1. adder
  2. viper